We LOVE healthy chili recipes and these easy recipes always deliver. Choose from gluten-free, paleo, and vegetarian options!
Chilly weather is CHILI WEATHER, and we love diving headfirst into this delicious season. It seems like we spend all fall and winter rotating through our favorite chili recipes, and if you’re in the same boat (or just want a way to mix things up), we have the perfect collection of recipes for you to try this year!
These gluten-free chili recipes make hearty dinners, or easy, healthy meal prep lunches for a few days. The flavors only get better with time!
From slow cooker chili recipes to instant pot chili recipes, vegan chili recipes to paleo chili recipes, we’ve got something for everyone…
Healthy Chili Recipes To Try:
Easy Gluten-Free Chili
An all-around classic chili recipe! This one’s thick, hearty and packed with flavor (and NO tomato chunks!). It’s the perfect recipe for a cook-off or a cozy night in.
Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Chili (Paleo + Whole30)
This paleo sweet potato chili recipe is one of our favorites. It doesn’t get much easier than the slow cooker! (Whole30, Gluten-Free)
Salsa Verde Chicken Chili (Quick, Easy + Healthy!)
This might be the EASIEST chili recipe ever! Just 7 ingredients + 15 minutes and you’re ready to enjoy this lighter take on chili night. (Gluten-Free + Easy!)
The BEST EVER Pumpkin Chili (Gluten & Dairy Free)
This chili has won more than 10 chili cook-offs for readers over the years, including a state fair! Feel free to turn up the heat by doubling the spices.
Cincinnati Chili (gf, df)
This Ohio ballpark classic is surprisingly easy to make at home! Get the recipe + the 5 classic “ways” to serve it. (My favorite is 5-way!)
Simple Slow Cooker Chili (+Instant Pot Directions!)
This delicious slow cooker chili has the perfect blend of seasonings and just the right amount of kick. It’s perfect for a cold weather, meal prep, or game day. Don’t miss the Instant Pot directions, too!
Instant Pot or Slow Cooker Vegan Chipotle Black Bean Chili
This easy vegan chili recipe packs a flavor punch! We love all the color and flavor, and love even more that you can make it using an Instant Pot, slow cooker, or stovetop.
Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Chili (+Slow Cooker Directions)
This zingy buffalo chicken chili recipe comes together in a snap thanks to the pressure cooker! Don’t have one? I’ve got slow cooker instructions, too!
Easy Chicken Chili
This protein-packed ground chicken chili recipe is FULL of bold flavor in every bite!
PS – Looking for gluten-free chili seasoning? We’ve got that, too! Check out our homemade gluten-free chili seasoning + a list of brands to pick up at the store. It adds amazing flavor to gluten-free chili recipes of all kinds!
What To Serve With Gluten-free Chili:
Need something to serve with your chili? Besides the usual sour cream, cheese or avocado, try one of these chili side dishes: